Symphonie fantastique : op. 14 / Hector Berlioz. (52:48) Bonus: Sir John Barbirolli conducts Berlioz: Le corsaire : op. 21 : Concert overture (9:43).
Orchestre de Paris, Herbert von Karajan, conductor (1st work) ; Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli, conductor (2nd work).
Producers, Pierre-Olivier Bardet (Idéale Audience International) and Stephen Wright (IMG Artists). Directed by Roger Benamu (Symphonie fantastique) and Walter Todds (Corsaire). Film archive restoration: executive producers, Kaléo Films, Olivier Charvet, Delphine Farhi. Sound analysis and restoration, Charles Schlumberger, Lobster Films. Editorial concept (DVD production), Jacques Spohr.
Filmed for television in Paris, June 25, 1970 (1st work) and at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Jan. 17, 1962 (2nd work). Titles available in English, French, German and Spanish. An Ideale Audience International & IMG Artists production, released with the participation of BBC, INA, CNC. Linear PCM mono sound remastered for DVD. The 1st work filmed in color, the 2nd in black and white. Program notes by Richard Osborne in English with French, German, and Spanish translations (19 p. : ports.) inserted in container. EMI Classics: 7243 4 90113 9 7 (in bold face: 4 90113 9) (on container spine: DVA 4901139)